Episode 122: Jason Fitzgerald joins us again to talk about strength training, the differences between lifting for endurance and speed and the importance of the glutes. We also talk about how he would periodize a strength program.
1:02 Strength running podcast – We discuss his new podcast
1:47 Why strength training is not cross training. It is part of what we need to do.
3:25 Distance runners want to be light and fast, so what concerns are there with getting into the weight room.
6:05 When should a runner lift, workout day, recovery day or does it not matter?
8:00 If working out on your workout day do you recommend after or before your run?
9:28 What is the difference between lifting for endurance or lifting for speed?
11:18 I hear Meb talking about trap bar deadlift a lot, what are you incorporating as part of your weight routine?
13:55 How many days a week should endurance runners be hitting the weight room?
14:56 We tend to think of ourselves as runners instead of thinking of ourselves as athletes
16:56 Another thing you have been talking about recently is glute strength. A common thing we hear is ‘glutes not firing’ want to talk about how glutes play a big role in in our running form, mechanics, and injuries?
20:04 We are coming to the end of the spring marathon season, we have seen a great Boston race, London, and now it is time for many to start thinking about their fall marathons. I know you work with a lot of marathon runners, how much strength work do you have your marathon runners do?
23:06 When you coach a marathon runner where do you start with incorporating strength training?